New Horror Game Use Your Phone To Turn Your House Into Pure Horror
Night Terrors is an alternate reality game where you use your phone to see digital terrors. It is a new generation of gaming that will be in real-time and it will scare the crap out of you for sure.
The developers say that the game understands where you’re standing, and actively uses that information to craft your experience. “The camera and microphone feeds are analyzed and processed in real-time,” they note on Night Terror’s Indiegogo page. “Photorealistic elements are added to the camera feed. Audio is spatialized, mixed with the microphone feed, and then routed to the headphones delivering an immersive binaural audio experience.” Binaural audio, as you may know, is special in that it aims to make the user physically feel stuff. When it’s successful, it’s pretty damn good—the most terrifying creepypasta experience I’ve ever had involved binaural audio, which activated at a key point during the story. Probably the most intense feeling of dread a game has made me feel, all thanks to the audio. It’s hard to say ifNight Terrors will succeed on that same front, but the potential is at least there.
Night Terrors is hoping to raise $70,000 on Indiegogo. Currently, they are almost halfway there.